Aghinish Rocks, Aghinish, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, F31 TF66 | Property for sale | Savills
10.50 Ac(4.25 Ha)
Guide price €1,100,000(£926,334)

Aghinish Rocks, AghinishBallinrobe, Co Mayo, F31 TF66

  • Sold
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2023
  • South facing gardens
  • Triple glazed windows throughout
  • Cosy, modern living and entertaining spaces
  • Woodland trails and lakeshore walks

Unique headland property on Lough Mask

About this property

  • Set on a unique elevated site, this B2 rated, architecturally designed property is in excellent condition throughout.

    Accessed off a country road, the entrance opens into a winding tree lined avenue where there is ample parking to the rear and side of the house.

    The property comprises a fully refurbished and extended 3-bedroom modern home extending to approx. 294 sq. m (3,164 sq. ft). The level of detail and finishing design combined presents this as one of the finest modern properties in County Mayo. The great attention to detail by the present owners is obvious throughout the property as they have created a wonderful light filled comfortable home that takes full advantage of its spectacular waterside location with lakeshore views from many of the rooms.

    The layout of this property is ideal for both family living and for use as a very special summer home with plenty of areas for entertaining both internally and externally. In addition, this property could be a lucrative investment as weekly/monthly lets are at a premium in this area.

    A full layout of the accommodation with measurements is shown on the adjoining floorplans.

    Features of the home and grounds

    Pitch pine solid wood floors throughout the ground floor
    Limestone paving in front hall and kitchen / dining area with paved outside patio.
    Southwest facing sunroom.
    High vaulted ceiling in the hall with skylights.
    Triple Glazing throughout.
    Excellent WIFI signal - ideal for working from home.
    Outside balcony with steps from upstairs bedroom offering amazing views of the lake
    Sheltered garden with woodshed, great area for separate workplace.
    Woodland trails and lakeshore walks around the grounds.

    Gardens & Grounds
    One of the main features of Aghinish Rocks is the fact that the property incapsulates the whole headland ensuring the new buyer has privacy, control over their boundaries and the enjoyment of a unique setting. Ideal for nature lovers and those with a keen interest in fishing, Aghinish Rocks also provides a haven for buyers who are searching for a special property in a rare setting.

    Set behind secure gates, the property boasts a large plot extending to about 4.2 hectares / 10.5 acres much of which is covered in mature trees and lawn thus ensuring seclusion, space and amenity for children to play. Towards the western part of the site is where you can moor your boat securely.
    The patio off the kitchen / dining area is where most of the entertaining is carried out during the summer months as it offers day long sunshine and unrivalled views of the water.

    General Remarks

    Fixtures & Fittings
    All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.

    Services
    Septic tank, private water, mains electricity, gas fired central heating, solid fuel stove with back boiler, solar panels, wired for telephone and TV.

    Please be advised that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services.

    Wayleaves and Rights of Access
    The property will be sold with the benefit of all existing wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such rights and others.

    Generally
    Should there be any discrepancy between these, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail.

    BER Details - BER B2 - BER No.115531501

Local information

  • Aghinish Rocks is located on the eastern shores of Lough Mask where the property enjoys uninterrupted lakeshore and mountain views. Situated on a private site and accessed via a tree lined avenue, the house sits amongst unspoilt countryside ensuring complete privacy.
  • The surrounding area comprises largely of farmland with feature stone walls, and it is a really charming part of Co. Mayo close to the Galway border. This location is a fisherman's dream with excellent game fishing as Lough Mask is considered to be Ireland's premier wild brown trout angling fishery and host to the World Cup Trout Fly Fishing Championship.
  • Ballinrobe is a large, bustling rural town. Home to the Ballinrobe Races (with meetings from April to September) and a championship Golf Course, the town has every amenity a modern family would require. A variety of local primary and secondary schools are available in the area also.
  • Both Castlebar and Westport are two large neighbouring towns with an abundance of excellent restaurants, hotels, shops and pubs. Galway City is less than an hour's drive from Aghinish Rocks offering excellent shopping and cultural opportunities. Just a short drive away in Cong is the renowned Ashford Castle, one of Irelands premier hotel destinations. Cong is a popular day trip destination due to its woodland walks, coffee shops, restaurants and the popular Corrib Cruise.
  • Lough Carra (3km), which extends for over 9km along its axis, the lake and lakeshore area have been designated a Special Area of Conservation under the EU Habitat Directive.
  • The area is long renowned for its fishing, championship golf at Ballinrobe and Castlebar and sailing and water pursuits of Clew Bay, Leenaun and Lough Corrib. Other attractions nearby include Connemara National Park, Westport House Estate and the National Museum of Ireland at Turlough House. For site seeing, the Lough Conn Drive around majestic Lough Conn is magnificent as well as the cycling loops taking in Maam Cross, Clifden and Leenaun.
  • Knock Airport is about a 45 minute drive away while Shannon Airport (for US flights) is about 1.5 hours from Aghinish Rocks.

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